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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Dwelling type

In Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, 27.7% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,28572.170.51,93864.171.6+347
map this data in atlas.idMedium density87727.727.61,07135.426.4-194
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.01.500.01.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.30
Other
60.20.270.20.3-1
Not stated
00.00.070.20.0-7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,94092.691.62,81993.092.5+121
Unoccupied private dwellings2287.28.32046.77.3+24
Non private dwellings60.20.170.20.2-1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 27.6% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 70.5% Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.0% High density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.0% Medium density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 27.7% Separate house, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 72.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -1 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0 High density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0 Medium density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -194 Separate house, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +347
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 2,285 separate houses in the area, 877 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 shows that 72.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 27.7% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 70.5%, 27.6%, and 1.5% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2011, a total of 92.6% of the dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.2%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park increased by 144 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+347 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-194 dwellings)